Wed Oct 09, 2002
a) Gay Tasmania
Tackling Homophobia in Tasmanian Schools
How and why is Tasmania leading the country on LGBT issues in schools?
(this keynote address was given at the "New Work, New Work" Conference in Melbourne in October 2000)
Nowhere in Australia has there been a more dramatic shift in public policy on homophobic bullying than there has in Tasmania and nowhere has the response to this problem been so comprehensive. To start with I'll give you a brief history of these remarkable changes then I'll summarise what I think are the keys to understanding how and why these changes have occurred.
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